Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
before been considered science fiction. >> the new nsa documents reported fbi washington post are controversial because they suggest the nsa is collecting location data from cell phones and other wireless devices when not being used. 5 billion records are collected data. it can be used to retrace your movements as well as identify relationships. >> we call it tip off information. these guilt by association, links become potential evidence of a terrorist plot by the fact you're identifying a net work. >> the collection is focused overseas. the records indicate location data is picked up incidentally not intentionally. the documents contrast with the recents hearing where the nsa director suggested the location data was not in use. >> do you believe the nsa needs to collect gps location on american citizens? >> this may be something that's a future requirement for the country but is not right now. >> in a statement the top lawyer for the nation's intelligence chief who oversees says nsa, there is no element of intelligence community that under any authority collects information.
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >>> lying to a senate could be severeus. the truth about lying to the nsa. >> not even the intelligence chief james lapper should get a pass for misleading congress. >> i think a little bit of a lie is like being a little bit pregnant. a lie is a lie, and the only way congress can do its over sight properly is with truthful testimony and that is why the law is on the books that says if you lie to congress you've committed a crime. >> as the author of the patriot act which lays out the framework for post 9/11 intelligence and surveillance, brenner's call to prosecute clapper has added weight. the liberties group calls this patently false. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps collect but not willingly. >> less than three months after his testimony, these documents, including a court order leaked by ed ward snowden showed the collection of american phone records, the meta data, was not accidental, but rather a fundamental nsa stra
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
lunch choices at $7.99. sandwiches, sads and more. >>> the worst may be yet to come, from the former nsa contractor who is leaking national security secrets, and that fear comes at a time when we are being warned about our safety. here's chief intelligence correspondent katherine heritage. >> reporter: with the collapse of the arab spring and the rise of extremist groups, this recent attack in lebanon was blamed on an al qaeda franchise. the chair of the central intelligence committee spoke with candor on a sunday talk show. >> i think terror is up worldwide. statistics indicate that. the fatalities are way up. >> reporter: the counterpart in the house, mike rogers, said we're fighting amongst ourselves about how the intelligence agency should operate, making it difficult to stop threats. against this backdrop, already leaked documents from edward snowden and threat of more were described as crippling. >> this is catastrophic for the safety and security of the american nation, what this very narcissistic young man has done. >> reporter: a review of the nsa leaks show the majority now dea